Tibetan Youth Meet Supports Continued Sino-Tibetan Dialogue
Monday, 12 April 2010 12:02
Zurich, 12 April - The First European Tibetan Youth Parliament (ETYP) supported the continuation of Sino-Tibetan Dialogue on the preconditions that a third party be involved as an observer, that the talks be held outside the People's Republic of China and that the Chinese authorities "acknowledge that there is a Tibetan Issue." The ETYP which concluded yesterday presented a three-page resolution to the Tibetan Government in Exile and the Tibetan Parliament in Exile. The ETYP resolution called for "the introduction of an upper and lower house" with election to the lower house being based on "political parties, population and residency"
The resolution also called for the abolition of "dual voting right" for the clergy and "removal of reserved seats" for the religious traditions of Tibet.